KALAMAZOO, Mich. (WOOD) — The Kalamazoo Department of Public Safety is accepting applications for new public safety officers.
The department is looking to hire about 15 officers in December 2018. Public safety officers are cross-trained as police officers, firefighters and medical first-responders, so they can handle all emergency calls.
Applicants must complete an online application, which the department will be accepting through May 29. Then advancing applicants will be asked to take a written exam. Those who pass will be sent a background questionnaire to complete.
KDPS says there many advancement opportunities available within the department, including detective, canine handler, community policing officer, field training officer, equipment officer, SWAT, bomb squad and honor guard.